Resources for Education

Are you an instructor looking for alternatives to animal use in education or a student advocating for such approaches? The sites linked to below cover everything from kindergarten to medicine, veterinary medicine, and university level biological science.

Dr. Elisabeth Ormandy’s Humane Science Materials for Grades K-12

Dr. Elisabeth Ormandy’s humane science work includes unit plans geared toward elementary and high school teachers looking for alternatives to the use of animals for kindergarten up to and including grade 12. Lessons cover frog anatomy, rat anatomy, pig anatomy and human anatomy – all using modern alternatives to live animals. For a complete list of resources including downloadable lesson plans and student workbooks, click here.

The Science Bank: Online Alternatives to Dissection Resources

The Science bank offers humane life science education resources and virtual dissections. They are a combination of free and affordable web-based, app-based, and downloadable items. To visit this resource, click here.

InterNICHE: Ditch Dissection for Veterinary & Life Sciences Students

InterNICHE is the International Network for Humane Education. They aim for high quality, fully humane education and training in medicine, veterinary medicine and biological science. Their site s a collaborative, content-rich and multi-language resource. It has been developed to meet the needs of teachers and trainers, students, ethics committees, alternative producers and campaigners internationally. To visit this resource, click here.